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Harold A. Lett Papers

This collection consists of selected items from the Harold Lett Collection. Harold Lett worked for the New Jersey Urban League from 1934-1945. At the Urban League Lett worked on housing issues and race relations. He also worked on educational issues for example he made a speech on "Public Schools and Negro". Read more about the Urban League in the Essex County Urban League Collection.


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Harold A. Lett Papers
1927 Lett, Harold A.
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List of selected speeches and papers presented by Harold A. Lett
Topics: Speeches, addresses, etc., African Americans
Harold A. Lett Papers
May 1, 1927 Lett, Harold A.
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A booklet containing articles: "Hampton in Africa", "Migration difficulties in Michigan", and "The Bordentown Vocational School"
Topics: Migration, African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination in Employment
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Statistics on aid devoted to African-Americans compared to the total expenditures.
Topics: Relief (Aid), African Americans, Employment, Public Welfare
Harold A. Lett Papers
Nov 28, 1938 Lett, Harold A.
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Grand juror summons for Harold A. Lett.
Topics: Summons, African Americans, Records
Harold A. Lett Papers
Sep 3, 1939 Lett, Harold A.
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Speech given at the Urban League Conference on housing segregation.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Education, Housing, Segregation
Harold A. Lett Papers
1941 Lett, Harold A.
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Outline of a speech on African-Americans in public schools.
Topics: Education, African Americans, Public Schools, Children
Harold A. Lett Papers
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Statistics showing the racial changes in Newark population, school enrollment, students and teachers.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), African Americans, Race Relations, Schools
Harold A. Lett Papers
Apr 1, 1944 Lett, Harold A.
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Speech about going past American racial problems and creating interracial opportunities.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Education
Harold A. Lett Papers
Nov 30, 1944 Lett, Harold A.
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Speech presented at the Massachusetts Conference of Social Work about the race problem in America.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination in Employment, Labor, Education
Harold A. Lett Papers
1945 Lett, Harold A.
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Information booklet on achieving interracial cooperation.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination in Employment, Labor, Education
Harold A. Lett Papers
Mar 19, 1946 Lett, Harold A.
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A draft of Howard A. Lett's obituary.
Topics: African Americans, Obituaries
Harold A. Lett Papers
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Listings of police organizations served by national, regional, state or local area sponsorship.
Topics: Police, Organizations
Harold A. Lett Papers
Feb 28, 1947 Lett, Harold A.
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A survey of the public school systems in the state of New Jersey made under the direction of the New Jersey State Conference of NAACP Branches.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Schools, New Jersey, National Association for the Advancement of...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Oct 27, 1947 Lett, Harold A.
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Survey findings on minority exclusion concerns in different counties in New Jersey.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination
Harold A. Lett Papers
Feb 1, 1948 Lett, Harold A.
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A biographical sketch of Howard A. Lett.
Topics: African Americans, Biographies
Harold A. Lett Papers
Aug 6, 1948 Lett, Harold A.
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Speech given at the National Y.M.C.A. Convention at Wilberforce University on economic justice.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Interpersonal Relations, Economics, Education, Housing
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County statistics of African-American teachers employed in New Jersey.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), African Americans, Race Relations, Schools, Teachers
Harold A. Lett Papers
1953 Lett, Harold A.
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Statistics showing schools attended by African-Americans in different New Jersey Counties.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), African Americans, Race Relations, Schools
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Statistics showing the racial changes in Newark population, school enrollment, students and teachers.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), African Americans, Race Relations, Schools
Harold A. Lett Papers
May 22, 1956 Lett, Harold A.
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Survey findings on minority exclusion concerns in different counties in New Jersey.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination
Harold A. Lett Papers
Sep 7, 1956 Lett, Harold A.
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A letter regarding activities related to the White Citizens Council.
Topics: African Americans, Race relations, Racism
Harold A. Lett Papers
Feb 5, 1957 Lett, Harold A.
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A letter regarding discriminatory practices in college admissions.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Universities and colleges, Race discrimination, Universities and...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Feb 13, 1957 Lett, Harold A.
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Letter regarding racial discriminatory practices and an investigation into a manufacturing plant.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination
Harold A. Lett Papers
Apr 17, 1957 Lett, Harold A.
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Letter regarding the words ""race"" or ""color"" on hospital admission forms.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Hospitals
Harold A. Lett Papers
Sep 1, 1957 Lett, Harold A.
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Articles about global race relations.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Interpersonal Relations, Travel, World politics
Harold A. Lett Papers
Feb 27, 1958 Lett, Harold A.
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Letter from Harold Lett about education on problems of housing.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination, Housing
Harold A. Lett Papers
Apr 11, 1958 Lett, Harold A.
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Letter inviting Harold Lett to join a committee to arrange a celebration of ""Newark Salute to Israel on its 10th Anniversary.
Topics: Mayors, African Americans, Israel, Organizations, Legislators
Harold A. Lett Papers
Apr 21, 1958 Lett, Harold A.
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Review regarding the effectiveness of state non-discrimination policies including the purpose of the review, methods used in the review, general comments and recommendations.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination
Harold A. Lett Papers
May 1, 1958 Lett, Harold A.
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Comments and recommendations on a Committee Report.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations
Harold A. Lett Papers
May 22, 1958 Lett, Harold A.
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Letters regarding comments on a tentative report.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), African Americans, Reports
Harold A. Lett Papers
Jun 1, 1958 Lett, Harold A.
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A summary of activities of the Division Against Discrimination.
Topics: Organizations, Division Against Discrimination, Race relations
Harold A. Lett Papers
Jun 4, 1958 Lett, Harold A.
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A draft of a report on the Division Against Discrimination regarding the effectiveness of the agency and recommendations for improvement with handwritten notes.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination
Harold A. Lett Papers
Jun 19, 1958 Lett, Harold A.
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Letter from Roy Wilkins of the NAACP to Samuel Williams of the New Jersey State Conference of Branches regarding the announcement of William Levitt that his New Jersey Levittown will be all white.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Dec 17, 1958 Lett, Harold A.
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A summary of the Levittown complaint process.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
1959 Lett, Harold A.
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Correspondence related to Harold A. Lett's resignation.
Topics: African Americans, Biographies
Harold A. Lett Papers
1959 Division Against Discrimination
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Summary of the Division Against Discrimination programs and activities.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination, Reports
Harold A. Lett Papers
Apr 11, 1959 Lett, Harold A.
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Speech against fear, prejudice and miseducation of children.
Topics: African Americans, Education, Children, Race Relations, Interpersonal Relations
Harold A. Lett Papers
May 28, 1959 Lett, Harold A.
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Speech given at the Police and Community Relations Institute.
Topics: African Americans, Police, Race Relations
Harold A. Lett Papers
May 28, 1959 Lett, Harold A.
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General assembly and discussion before the Police-Community Relations Institute.
Topics: East Lansing (M.I.), Police, African Americans
Harold A. Lett Papers
Jul 1, 1959 Lett, Harold A.
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A speech given at the Modern Trends in Intergroup Relations at Rutgers University.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations
Harold A. Lett Papers
Oct 2, 1959 Lett, Harold A.
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An application of an African-American who was rejected from purchasing a home in Levittown, New Jersey.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
1960 Lett, Harold A.
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A record of expenses of Alene and Harold Lett.
Topics: African Americans, Travel
Harold A. Lett Papers
1960 Lett, Harold A.
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Report of Harold A. Lett's activities March 28- April 1,1960.
Topics: African Americans, Biographies
Harold A. Lett Papers
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Correspondence between the director of the New Jersey Historical Society and Harold A. Lett.
Topics: New Jersey Historical Society, African Americans
Harold A. Lett Papers
1960 Lett, Harold A.
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Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
1960 Lett, Harold A.
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A letter inviting Ira Goldman to a Burlington County Human Relations Council Leadership Conference.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
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Text of the decision of the New Jersey Supreme Court in the Levittown case.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Mar 22, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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Letter giving funds to Harold Lett to organize a program to achieve racial integration.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Mar 22, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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A letter from Levitt and Sons INC. expressing willingness to work with Harold Lett on racial integration.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Mar 28, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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Materials related to the Council on Human Relations Levittown, New Jersey.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Mar 29, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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A news release of a statement from Dr. Irvine L.H. Kerrison, chairman of the New Jersey Committee Against Discrimination.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Mar 30, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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Letter about a ineligibility for a Country Clubber.
Topics: African Americans, Levitt and Sons, Inc., Race relations
Harold A. Lett Papers
Apr 5, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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Handwritten notes of a conversation on opinions of African-Americans moving into Levittown.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Apr 13, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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A letter requesting materials to help structure the Human Relations Council for Levittown.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Apr 25, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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Notice of a meeting of the Council on Human Relations Levittown, New Jersey.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
May 1, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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A proposal for Human Relations Course to Levittown Human Council.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
May 17, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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A flier for the Where We Live Leadership Conference about patterns in housing.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Housing
Harold A. Lett Papers
Jun 20, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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Speech given at the Conference on Civil Rights/ United Steelworkers Committee on Civil Rights at the University of Indiana.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination in Employment, Labor, Education
Harold A. Lett Papers
Jun 29, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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A letter from Ira Goldman of Levitt and Sons, Inc. to Attorney General David D. Furman.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Aug 1, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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A message of congratulations to the first African-American to live in the New Jersey Levittown.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Sep 7, 1960 Lett, Harold A.
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Letter from Harold Lett to Dorothy Chandler concerning her invitation to speak at a Women's Club.
Topics: African Americans, Housing, Discrimination in housing, Division Against Discrimination, Levittowns,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
1961 Lett, Harold A.
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Request from the Leo P. Carlin administration for Harold Lett to be on the Newark UN Celebration.
Topics: Legislators, Race relations, African Americans, United Nations
Harold A. Lett Papers
1961 Lett, Harold A.
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Correspondence between Richard J. Hughes and Howard Lett regarding civil rights and equal opportunity.
Topics: Legislators, Race relations, African Americans
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Speech about the relationship between/perception of delinquency and minority groups.
Topics: African Americans, Police, Race Relations
Harold A. Lett Papers
Aug 1, 1961 Lett, Harold A.
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A resume of New Jersey Civil Rights Progress.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Discrimination, Reports, Discrimination in Employment,...
Harold A. Lett Papers
Aug 18, 1961 Lett, Harold A.
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A letter from Richard J. Hughes to Harold A. Lett regarding civil rights and equal opportunity in New Jersey.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Civil Rights
Harold A. Lett Papers
Sep 7, 1961 Lett, Harold A.
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A letter from Harold A. Lett to Richard J. Hughes regarding partisan politics.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Civil Rights
Harold A. Lett Papers
Sep 7, 1961 Lett, Harold A.
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A paper about the history of segregation and road to integration in New Jersey Public schools.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Schools
Harold A. Lett Papers
Oct 14, 1961 Lett, Harold A.
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Harold Lett's letter to the department of Motor Vehicles regarding payments being sent to his wife.
Topic: African Americans
Harold A. Lett Papers
1962 Lett, Harold A.
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A speech given at a dinner to honor Mayor Lee P. Carlin about the progress that still needed to be made for African-Americans.
Topics: African Americans, Race Relations, Education
Harold A. Lett Papers
Sep 17, 1962 Lett, Harold A.
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Letter from Freeholder candidate Robert J. Ontell to Howard Lett.
Topics: Politicians, African Americans
Harold A. Lett Papers
1963 Lett, Harold A.
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Speech given at the Police and Community Relations Institute.
Topics: African Americans, Police, Race Relations
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A speech about the relationship between police and minority groups.
Topics: African Americans, Police, Race Relations
Harold A. Lett Papers
Apr 16, 1963 Lett, Harold A.
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Senator Clifford P. Case thanks Harold A. Lett for support for legislation for youth employment opportunities.
Topics: Youth, Legislators
Harold A. Lett Papers
Jul 1, 1963 Lett, Harold A.
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An invitation to the rededication of the New Jersey Monument at Gettysburg National Military Park.
Topics: Monuments, Parks, Gettysburg (P.A.)